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Economic Development

Network Gilberts was developed to act as a facilitator to work with the private sector and streamline the task of development as much as possible.

The purpose of Network Gilberts is to encourage the expansion of existing businesses while developing opportunities for commercial, office research, and light industrial development in the Village.

The goal of Network Gilberts is to promote economic development that will maintain and enhance the quality of life in Gilberts and to create a solid and diversified tax base to ensure the fiscal viability of the community. To attain this goal, Network Gilberts seeks to:

  • Become a central point of Gilberts information

  • Facilitate development ideas and opportunities

  • Link resources together

  • Creating a positive business community environment

  • Work with the business community to problem solve

Network Gilberts has created an initiative that brings gigabit broadband to the Gilberts industrial & commercial areas. Broadband with speeds up to 10gb are available to the area now.

If you are interested in learning more about new business opportunities in Gilberts, please contact Village Administrator George Sakas at gsakas@villageofgilberts.com

Economic development conference material provided by the Northern Illinois University for Governmental Studies


http://www.cgs.niu.edu/Reports/Emergence-and-Growth-of-Community-Supported-Enterprises.pdf  Full report

http://www.cgs.niu.edu/Reports/Executive-Summary-Emergence-and-Growth-of-Community-Supported-Enterprises.pdf  Executive summary



Business Profile
View demographics on  income, retail trade, transportation, and labor market. We will continue to  update our profile as new information becomes available.

Available Development Sites  A listing of available commercial and industrial sites in the Village of Gilberts

Traffic Counts Traffic metrics past the available commercial and industrial sites in the Village

Development Process
This link will take you to a flow chart explaining the Village's processes for development applications.  Please contact Village Clerk Courtney Nicholas, for forms and information.

Development Status
View available land for commercial/retail development.

Maps included are the Future Land Use Map, Zoning Map, and Boundary Map.

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